Stile Antico is thrilled that its latest disc ‘Divine Theatre’ has been nominated for the Gramophone Award for Early Music. The disc explores the remarkable sacred works of Giaches de Wert, and has received overwhelmingly positive reviews, with the Financial Times praising the disk’s “sheer joyful energy” and... continued
As part of its continuing commitment to nurture the next generation of young consort singers, Stile Antico is now seeking applications for its 2017-8 bursary scheme. Thanks to the generosity of the Stile Antico Foundation, the group is able to offer awards of £500 to two promising young singers in the final stages... continued
The English singers of Stile Antico are able to point up all these features with the tip of a brush, often attaining truly exciting interpretations…Andrea Milanesi, Avvenire.it (7 July, 2017)
Distancing itself from the traditional English choral delivery of cold perfection (“angelic”, but emotionally dry) and without a conductor, Stile Antico astonished us with a unique transparency of sound,Eftychios D. Choriatakis, athinorama.gr (26 June, 2017)
This concert achieved an exalted level of communication, and I doubt there was anyone in the audience that wasn’t spellbound by the end.Geoffrey Newman, Seen and Heard International (14 March, 2017)
Our spirits soared; they always do when Stile Antico break forth with European liturgical choral music.Geoff Brown, The Times (1 Jun, 2017)
Stile Antico presented the audience with a musical garment of contrasting colours and textures through artful use of dynamics, phrasing and punctuation.Barry Creasy, MusicOHM.com (1 June, 2017)
Here’s Andrew’s blog about the last few days of our tour.
“After four nights in Indianapolis it was rather a shock to get on the road again. Our itinerary for the final part of our tour was extremely busy: including our Indianapolis performance, four concerts in four days in three different time zones. Happily the first leg was easy – three hours up the... continued
Here’s Tom K’s blog on our stay in Indianapolis!
“After some back to back concerts in the Northeast corridor and Dallas, we were certainly looking forward to a change of pace. After de-planing in Dallas due to a faulty hydraulic pump on one of the wheels (scary!) and some minor grief with the car hire, we were on our way to a Holiday Inn ten miles or so... continued
Not a comment on this wonderful country, but instead an introduction to our new programme, which receives its first outing tomorrow evening in Indianapolis!
In A Strange Land is the first of our two new programmes for 2017. Subtitled ‘Elizabethan Composers in Exile’, it explores the difficult and dangerous choices faced by Catholic composers in... continued
Three concerts in three days in three different cities has made for a busy start to our tour, but we’re now based in Indianapolis for a few days. Here’s Helen to bring you up to date!
“The early morning starts, courtesy of the dreaded jet lag, continued for many on Saturday, so once more a few of us could be found pounding the streets of Boston in... continued
Anyone thinking of renaissance music as arcane, stuffy, or even naive might have been astonished at the Sunday afternoon concert by the superb British choral ensemble Stile Antico.Scott Cantrell, Dallas Morning News (27 February, 2017)